category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

[EXTENDED DEADLINE/JULY 15] The Society for Utopian Studies Conference, Charleston, S.C. (Nov 14-17)

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Utopian Studies
contact email: 
dina.smith@drake.edu

"Freedom and Utopia"
: 38th Annual Meeting
, Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina
November 14-17, 2013

Exegesis CFP 'Landscapes: Real, Digital, Imagined

full name / name of organization: 
Exegesis e-journal
contact email: 
chief.editor@exegesisjournal.org

Landscapes: Real, Digital, Imagined

‘Any landscape is a condition of the spirit’
- HENRI FREDERIC AMIEL

NEMLA – APRIL 2014. The River in the Novel: Space, Place, Flow

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Carranza / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
paul.carranza@dartmouth.edu

This panel will focus on the river as one of those spaces that offer a privileged point of entry into considerations of the novel as a form.

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries

full name / name of organization: 
Black Camera
contact email: 
delphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr

Black Camera invites submissions for a Close-Up devoted to a critical assessment of Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries to be published Fall 2014.

[UPDATE] Second Chances, Final Glances: Media Afterlives - Extended Deadline & Keynote Speaker

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh/ Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

University of Pittsburgh, October 18-19, 2013
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
EXTENDED Deadline: July 17, 2013

Food Across Borders: Production, Consumption, and Boundary Crossing in North America

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Border Studies at Arizona State University
contact email: 
Matthew.J.Garcia@asu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Food Across Borders:
Production, Consumption, and Boundary Crossing in North America

[UPDATE] Human/Animal Encounters in Contemporary Culture 10/05/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
s.upstone@kingston.ac.uk

In her recent work on human-animal encounter, Donna Haraway asks us to consider ‘who “we” will become when species meet’.

Banquets and Borders in Language and Literature October 25-26, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ne-hagstromschmidt@wiu.edu

CFP: Banquets and Borders in Language and Literature

Landscapes: Digital, Real, Imagined

full name / name of organization: 
Exegesis Journal
contact email: 
chief.editor@exegesisjournal.org

Exegesis, the peer-reviewed academic e-journal of the English Department at Royal Holloway, University of London, is now accepting submissions for the Autumn 2013 edition on Landscapes: Real, Digital, Imagined. For this issue we hope to attract creative writing dealing with the notion of landscape, broadly considered, as well as literary, historical and other critical readings informed by considerations of space, form and location.

CFP: Disaster Planning for Archives and Their Communities (CFP deadline August 1, 2013; symposium October 7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York
contact email: 
admin@nycarchivists.org

As we approach the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, train service has been restored to the Rockaways and City beaches have opened for the summer, however many archives, libraries, museums and

CFP: Postgraduate English, Issue 27 (Deadline: 15 August 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies, Durham University
contact email: 
pgeng.submissions@durham.ac.uk

POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH (ISSN 1756-9761). The University of Durham’s Online Literature Journal: a peer-reviewed Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in English.

MMLA 2013 - Session on Canadian Literature (New Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
najung@uwalumni.com

This permanent section invites papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature.

Special Issue: Tasting Modernism (Deadline: Oct 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Michelle Coghlan, University of Manchester
contact email: 
michelle.coghlan@gmail.com

_Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities_ invites short, original essays for its upcoming “Tasting Modernism” special issue.

Eco-dystopias: Special Issue of Critical Survey- Completed articles by 1st September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
r.w.hughes@herts.ac.uk

CFP: Special issue of Critical Survey on Eco-dystopias for publication in 2013.

NEMLA 2014 CFP: Narrative, Capital, and the Biosocial (Abstracts due 9/30/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
contact email: 
biosocialquestionsatNEMLA@gmail.com

From Arendt to Agamben, theorists of biopolitics have argued that shifts in the ways bodies are understood and regulated emerge from the hegemonic form of sovereignty.

CDE Conference 2014 – CFP: “Theatre and History: Cultural Transformations”

full name / name of organization: 
The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English
contact email: 
ute.berns@uni-hamburg.de

23rd Annual CDE Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 19 June - 22 June 2014

[UPDATE] CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/7-11/9/2013, Atlantic City, NJ (June 30th, 2013, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

This year, we continue to explore various matters of the urban, but in particular, education and this city.

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference - submission extension to June 22, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee
contact email: 
critiquing.culture@gmail.com

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference (21/9/13) at George Mason University is now accepting paper proposals.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE APPROACHING]

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (November 7-10 2013)
contact email: 
erika.behrisch.elce@rmc.ca

From Science to Sensation: Art and Artifice in Wilkie Collins (MMLA November 7-10 2013)

PERSPECTIVES FROM ‘OTHER’ CULTURES TRANSLATING CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Joan Anim-Addo/ Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
j.anim-addo@gold.ac.uk

PERSPECTIVES FROM ‘OTHER’ CULTURES TRANSLATING CULTURE

September 20-22, 2013
Goldsmiths, University of London

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: July 12, 2013

PK Page Special Issue of Canadian Poetry - 15Nov2013

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Poetry: Studies, Documents, Reviews
contact email: 
michele.rackham@gmail.com

Call For Papers: Special Issue of Canadian Poetry: Studies, Documents Reviews on P.K. Page

SAMLA 85 in Atlanta: Contemporary American Creative Non-Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Eidson, South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
deidson@gsu.edu

ADVANCED WRITING
Contemporary American Creative Nonfiction

[DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFP Marginalised Mainstream 2013: Fading and Emerging [17 June]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2013
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

Senate House, University of London
12-13 September 2013

Plenary speakers include:

Cormac Mccarthy Conference in Sydney, Australia (July 24th-25th, 2014 / Abstracts due Oct 15th, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Writing and Society Research Center, University of Western Sydney, Australia
contact email: 
l.jillett@uws.edu.au.

Call for Papers: "Borders and Landscapes in the works of Cormac Mccarthy"

Conference dates: July 24th – 25th, 2014

Deadline for Abstracts: October 15th 2013

Ecocriticism and Geocriticism: Overlapping Territories in Environmental and Spatial Literary Studies (Oct. 15, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Battista and Robert T. Tally Jr.
contact email: 
chrissiebattista@gmail.com and robert.tally@txstate.edu

[DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFP: "Containers" Graduate Student Conference in NYC, October 18th & 19th, Keynote by Jasbir Puar

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

Call for Papers
4th Annual Graduate Student Conference
Stony Brook University, The State University of New York
Cultural Analysis and Theory Department

Stony Brook Manhattan

“Memories, Histories, Fantasies” January 29-February 2, 2014 Crown Plaza Richmond Downtown Richmond, Virginia

full name / name of organization: 
The Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Southern Humanities Council Conference
January 29-February 2, 2014 Crown Plaza Richmond Downtown Richmond, Virginia

“Memories, Histories, Fantasies”

Women's Writing and Environments: The 5th International CWWA Conference, 3-5 July 2014, Melbourne Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Jessica Wilkinson/ Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
cwwamelbourne2014@gmail.com

Conference website:
http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/the-book/cwwa/

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Session on Canadian Literature - MMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
najung@uwalumni.com

This permanent section invites papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature.

[UPDATE] June 25th Deadline Extension- Irish Studies Panel at SAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
sdyne1@gsu.edu

In keeping with the theme of this year’s conference, we welcome papers that focus on the ways Irish identity, space, and memory are shaped through conventionally understood literary genres (poetry,

[UPDATE] Smart, Sincere, and Quirky Auteurs – SAMLA (Atlanta, 11/8 to 11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

I seek papers for a panel on auteurship in recent Hollywood cinema, especially films that have alternately been called the “New Sincerity” (Collins), “smart” (Sconce), “Mumblecore” (Masuna

Disability in Postmodern American Literature (NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Lashley, Morgan State University
contact email: 
kalash08@aim.com 45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania


Postmodern literature tends to present characters and stories that are fragmented, lending itself to an analysis of the self.

The Photographic Moment in Literature; SAMLA 2013; Nov 08-10; Atlanta

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Howie and Tripthi Pillai, Coastal Carolina University
contact email: 
tpillai@coastal.edu; ehowie@coastal.edu

This special session invites papers that explore the interplay of literature and photography, particularly as manifested in the photographical logics operating within the literatures that predate the

Representations of Gender and Sexuality in John Dos Passos's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com; Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

Like his modernist contemporaries, John Dos Passos engages themes of gender and sexuality.

Call for Chapters - Home: Concepts, Constructions and Contexts (Edited Volume)

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Dr. Cecile Sandten (Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany) and Dr. Kathy-Ann Tan (University of Tübingen, Germany)
contact email: 
kathy-ann.tan@uni-tuebingen.de


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